Niacinamide - Nourishing Nutrients

Also known as vitamin B3 and nicotinamide, Niacinamide is a water-soluble vitamin that works with the natural substances in your skin to help visibly improve enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles, dullness, and a weakened surface.

Vital Vitamins

Vitamin B3 is an essential nutrient that the body produces for the skin. It can be found in vitamin-rich foods - which can take care of the body from the inside - and in a world of skincare products that, when applied to the skin, pamper it from the outside. 

Niacinamide is a wonderfully versatile and multitasking water-soluble vitamin with amazing skin benefits. These include improving skin texture, boosting hydration and protecting the skin from environmental damage.

Hydration Stations

Niacinamide helps renew and restore the surface of the skin against moisture loss and dehydration by helping it improve its natural production of strengthening ceramides. Strengthening the skin's barrier improves its ability to maintain hydration; the skin holds onto moisture helping it to stay hydrated longer and also reduces the impact of environmental damage.

Niacinamide Skincare Ingredient Guide

The Great All-Rounder

If long-lasting hydration wasn’t enough, this great ingredient boasts a stellar line up of talents:

  • Improves skin's texture and signs of ageing reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps minimising the appearance of the size of the pores, and to regulate sebum production.
  • Its antioxidant properties work to reduce hyper-pigmentation and lightening dark spots, target blemishes and congestion. 
  • Protects against sun damage rebuilding healthy skin cells also protecting them from damage caused by UV rays
  • Its anti-inflammatory properties minimise redness, blotchiness and acne.
  • Improves uneven skin tone, diminish dullness and strengthen a weakened surface giving to the skin a radiant complexion

When applied every day, Niacinamide has so many ways to have a positive impact on your overall skin health. 

Give it a Try

Do you want to give a boost of Niacinamide to your skincare routine? Refresh recommends a quick four steps routine for an even and brighten complexion

After cleansing, start with the...

Purito Galacto Niacin 97 Power Essence 60ml, rich in amino acids, vitamins and minerals, this essence with 5% Niacinamide and  92% Galactomyces Fermented will improve  the skin tone and texture.

Think of serum as an extra treatment that addresses individual skin concerns...

Purito Centella Green Level Buffet Serum 60ml potent serum full of key ingredients that will provide a healthier-looking skin. Niacinamide evens out skin tone and promotes a healthy look, while Panthenol and Adenosine help to smooth the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Or, if you fancy a serum with an extra ingredient to even skin tone, the Benton Snail Bee Ultimate Serum 35ml with 70% snail mucin this will help smooth, nourish and hydrate.


Benton Snail Bee Ultimate K-Beauty Korean Skincare UK


For a summer time light moisturiser, go for one of the stars from Jeju...

Innisfree Jeju Orchid Gel Cream 50ml, a refreshing and light texture that helps brighten the skin with its Niacinamide content while helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Or how about...

Brighten your complexion with Niacinamide and Rosa centifolia Flower water included in the Some By Mi Rose Intensive Tone-Up Cream 50ml

Don’t forget to include the sunscreen step in your day routine, go for one of the favourites one like the Etude Sunprise or the COSRX Aloe Soothing.


Tried any great skincare products containing Niacinamide? Share your experiences with the community in the comments below. 

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